Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Emporia, Emporia Municipal Airport (KEMP)

Lat: 38.33°NLon: 96.19°WElev: 1204ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 1 Mar 7:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNW Olpe KS

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Mostly
    Clear and
    Breezy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNW Olpe KS
 38.33°N 96.19°W
5:26 pm CST Mar 1, 2024
8pm CST Mar 1, 2024-6pm CST Mar 8, 2024
 
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